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Apr 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
remain unstable. meteorologists. >> toyota has agreed to pay a maximum fine rather than go to court. t.j. winnick has more. >> according to the federal parliament, toyota knew about the problems of sudden accelerations and the brake pedals by september, but waited until january to tell regulators. later today the automobile giant agreed to pay a $16.4 million fine, for the maximum civil penalty allowed. >> this is a black eye for toyota because it shows the company did not care about safety, that it covered up the issue in the united states. >> while the company is likely to admit no wrongdoing, by paying the full civil penalty, it is accepting responsibility for hiding the safety defect in violation of law. >> it was once considered invincible and has taken a fall. >> its chief executive testified before congress and insisted the company had not tried to hide anything. >> in the name of the company, it has a longstanding tradition of pride, we never run away from problems or pretend not to notice them. >> federal officials say they would have levied a fine of $14 billion, had it been
ABC
Apr 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
into what caused the blast are under way. >> we have some news of an important decision by toyota. the company says it will stop selling alexis suv because of rollover concerns. "consumer reports" issued a rare label not to buy the vehicle for the 2010 lexus gx 460. the magazine says it has handling problems that could cause it to roll over during sharp turns. toyota will conduct its own testing and is alerting current owners about the problem. >> coming up, the first lady's first solo trip includes a special stop in haiti. >> and a common mistake that could delay it millions of tax returns. >> first, another warm up is on the way. we will have some sunshine possibly today. brian van de graaff will tell you. traffic and captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we have a soggy start to the day, especially west of 95 spirit up and down to 70, 66, 70. if and east of interstate 81 corridor. once the skies cleared last night, it turned into a fog. the sky is done in a lot brighter as the sun is getting ready to rise. not very foggy in alexandria. there is a
ABC
Apr 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
the next five years to meet funding requirements. the pension plans could fail. 1 million people. toyota it is extending the incentives that fueled sales last month. the promotions launched an incentive war that lifted sales for most automakers in march. you are tired of those fees at the airlines, get ready for one more. spirit airlines will become the first carrier to charge for carry-on bags. it will cost up to $45 each way to use the overhead bins. and that is your "money scope" report. i am vinita nair. >> wow. wonder if other airlines will follow suit. but it gets more expensive. avel lightly. >> 6:22, 70 degrees. >> another side effect of the recession -- birth rates are taking a tumble. >> later on "oprah," it is the program everyone seems to be talking about. you will be in goal behind the scenes of "glee." >>> some health news now. the birth rate fell in 2008 probably because of the recession. birth rates decline for teenage mothers. the birth rate among women in their forties rose 4%. these women probably felt they did not have the luxury of waiting for better economic times.
ABC
Apr 8, 2010 6:00am EDT
will happen today in northwest d.c. the funeral will begin at 11:00 a.m. >>> it appears toyota revealed safety problems after an executive told his colleagues to come clean. this now retired vice president told his colleagues that, we're not protecting our customers by keeping this quiet. toyota announced it would recall millions of vehicles the its problems with sticking accelerators. >>> a confederate controversy. a major a mission lands governor in hot water. >> tiger woods is back. he will tee off for the first time. >> >>> 6:10 on this thursday morning. adam caskey live in vienna. another mild morning. here's a look at the current conditions. a bit of a breeze blowing that pollen around. notice the dew point is higher, low 50's. a little petitte humidity. here is the forecast. -- a little petitte humidity. -- a little added committee. thunderstorms will be rolling through the region. much cooler tomorrow. danner 60 despite sunshine on air friday. i mention the pollen is blowing. you can see it on the screen. it looks like a light snow will fall -- action falling from the snow. hopefully y
ABC
Apr 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
at a time. >>> we have news of an important recall. toyota is recalling the 2010 lexus gx 460 suv to address problems with the stability control system. this affects 9400 vehicles since the mall opened on sale in december. it halted sales of the vehicle last week after consumer reports listed adult by warning because of a high rollover risk. >> the supreme court is considering a case that could have an impact on how you use your work issue cellphone or blackberry. justices heard arguments yesterday in a case brought by police officers in ontario, california. they accused the department of snooping after an audit of messages on department issued devices uncovered sexually explicit text messages. the high court will rule on it later this year. >>> coming up, the fight over financial reform. president obama watched wall street to shake up while its biggest player prepares for battle with regulators. >> the capitals rallied on a road, taking the lead in the series. we will have highlights. >> another check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> another check on traffic and weather every 10
ABC
Apr 15, 2010 6:00am EDT
nasa announcement. >> we have details about the warning about lexus. today toyota is taking a closer look at sport-utility vehicle safety. >> backups on the beltway and on 95 >> welcome back to good morning washinton on this thursday. adam caskey outside the verizon center. tonight the capitals will kick off the playoffs against the montreal canadiens. we did we and our first president strophic, having the best record in league with 54 victories. this is a franchise high for the washington capitals. we had many firsts this season. it's 51 degrees downtown. we are rocking the red. we are looking over the district. looking east. the sun is getting ready to rise over the verizon at 6:30. some temperatures in the 40's and upper 30's this morning. a lot of sunshine and mid 70's today. mid 80's tomorrow, partly cloudy. a few showers late friday night and early saturday morning. cooler for the weekend. >> challenges include out of tyson into bethesda, the inner loop at the beltway. we will show you why. accident after the american legion bridge, but before river road. notice the headlights
ABC
Apr 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
to make more cuts to their nuclear arsenal. >>> toyota could pay a record fight over its massive recall. the government wants them to pay more than $60 million for failure to alert regulators about problems with gas pedals. toyota faces hundreds of lawsuits from the vehicle owners. >>> does tiger woods have what it takes to win at all? >> he makes a bold prediction. what's the downside to spring. allergy season seems to worry so many people. >> the spring heat wave lo [ beeping ] ♪ my country ♪ 'tis of thee ♪ sweet land ♪ of liberty ♪ of thee i sing [ laughs ] ♪ oh, land ♪ where my fathers died ♪ land of the pilgrims' pride ♪ from every mountainside ♪ let freedom ring ♪ ♪ let freedom ring you might know that it has protein, but whole soy's also naturally packed... with fiber, antioxidants and other nutrients. and you can get whole soy, mixed together with real fruit, in soyjoy. and look for delicious new blueberry soyjoy. >>> 6:11 on this tuesday morning. adam caskey live the west potomac park this morning underneath a big cherry tree. i hope you had a chance to
ABC
Apr 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
was lifted last month. sales at toyota rose 41%. that was banks to incentives. sales were the highest since cash for clunkers. ford was up 40%. gm was up 22%. the obama administration has announced tough new fuel efficiency standards. cars and light trucks will have to average 35 and half miles per gallon. this will save nearly 2 billion barrels of oil. it will drop to price of a new car by about $1,000. a group said it is getting harder to do business in china. the government is being accused of using discriminatory rules. china is favoring its own companies when it comes to technology. you might want to get in line now if you wanto get in ipad. it goes on sale at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow. one analyst is predicting they will be gone by the afternoon. some say they will sell 300,000 just this weekend. how movie theaters are dealing with the influx of 3-d blockbusters. and that is your "money scope" report. i'm todd connor. >>> 6:21, 53 degrees. >> how dedicated teachers are making a difference when dealing with autistic children. >> janet jackson opens up about the death of her brother michael. >
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